All About Social Entrepreneurship | Startup Saturday Lucknow

The concept of social entrepreneurship is centered not just on mission, but on entrepreneurship, making a social benefit-focused organization become more like a business. The idea is that nonprofits can benefit from the focus of for-profit businesses – customer focus, sound strategy, effective planning, efficient operations, financial discipline, with an intently  focus on excellence in all of these as any back-to-the-wall for-profit entrepreneur.

Startup Saturday July edition will focus on the very emerging trend of entrepreneurship, ie, Social Entrepreneurship. And we will discuss on some very hot topics like:

1) How Innovation can be used to find New Solutions to Entrenched Social, Economic and Environmental Problems.

2) Social enterprises and local governments.

3) The opportunity to scale the social entrepreneurship industry.

4) Factors for success, opportunities and challenges that the sector presents.

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Mohit Verma

Founder at Thread Craft India

IBM Global Business Services - Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Anoop Gupta

Chairman at icareindia

An engineering graduate in E&C, worked for top MNCs in Telecom-IT domain for almost 16yrs including a decade in Switzerland. Took early retirement at the age of 39, settled in Lucknow to work for the society. After a gestation period of 2-3 years, started a programme ANKURAM in 2015 aimed to transform government primary schools i.e. converting them into Model Schools. Currently 100 govt. primt. schools of Lucknow district are covered, to start operation in Kanpur, Gorkahpur within a month.

Alok Mishra

Chief Catalyst at Socents

Our current venture, named ‘Saudaagar’ is a for profit social enterprise which is providing sustainable livelihood option for people with disabilities who are living in rural area through retail of FMCG products.


Event Details

15 Jul, 2017
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Opposite Dr. B R Ambedkar Park, Adjacent Lucknow Metro Office
Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar
Lucknow - 226010

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Swithen Thomas

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